Author Archives: Ted

Community Environment Days & Clean Toronto Together

Community Environment Days Ward 19  – May 4, 10am-2pm, Ted Reeve Arena, 175 Main St. WARD 20 – June 8, 10am-2pm, Birchmount CC, 93 Birchmount Rd. Ward 14 – September 14, 10am-2pm, Bridgepoint Hospital, 1 Bridgepoint Dr. For details and schedules visit: Clean Toronto Together Corporate & School Day: April 26  Community Days: April 27-28  For more information visit

Coming, Going and On the Move…

Welcome new neighbours: Aviator Danforth – 1458 Danforth Ave. Hingfa Chinese Cuisine – 955 Kingston Rd. onlyRENOS – 922 Kingston Rd. Playcation – 900 Kingston Rd. Thank you and best wishes: Janet’s Custom Sewing & Embroidery – 992 Kingston Rd. Leslieville Kitchens – 1366 Queen St. E. The Beach House Bar & Grill – 1953 Queen St. E. Villa Spaw … <entire article…>

Taking Johnny’s Music to Canadians and the World

Canada’s newest and youngest rising star, Johnny Orlando, at age 16 has made his name through social media with 5.7 million followers on Instagram. This past November, Johnny was the opening act at the Hudson’s Bay Christmas windows unveiling with headliner Carly Rae Jepsen. When 8-year-old Johnny and his 13-year-old sister Darian were looking for something to do around the … <entire article…>

Our Annual Love Affair with the Oscars

Why We Love the Oscars On Oscar Night, millions of people around the world tune in for the finale of the year’s awards season. Whether or not our favourites are nominated, or win, the truth is that many of us will stay glued to the television screen starting from the red carpet cover and ending close to midnight; and the … <entire article…>

Cool Winter, Warm Hearts

How many Facebook friends do you have? How many Instagram followers? How many people are in your contact list? Social media creates an ability to connect and engage with the rest of the world that’s never existed in before. Our favourite apps are a wonderful way to stay connected with people, your friends and your family, whether they live on … <entire article…>

Get (Winter) Active

During the winter months, many of us feel more like sitting around and watching television instead of going for a run! But despite a natural tendency in winter to slow down, staying active is essential for our health and our state of mind.  The first step, what do you like to do outdoors? For some, it might be skating or … <entire article…>

Playing Dress-Up How to Dress for a Formal Event

Receiving an invitation to a formal event can make you feel like Cinderella…. until you have to figure out what to wear. No need to panic. Here’s how to interpret formal for men and women so you can feel like royalty but still feel comfortable with your own style.  Black tie is often requested for an evening wedding reception, a … <entire article…>


Cold Weather, Warm Heart and Delicious Dining WINTER Yum! is calling your taste buds to explore the amazing food and drinks from all around the globe – right in your own neighbourhood. Step into your local neighbourhood restaurants, pubs and breweries to experience the wide-selection of delicious meals, hot and cold drinks, and leave some room for decadent deserts! Check … <entire article…>

Movies Starring & About Great Women

It may have been your mother, girlfriend, sister or even teacher, whomever it was, we all have had special women inspire us. In this edition of Beaches|life, we are saluting the strong women in film, both the actresses and the characters they portray. The Color Purple | Thelma & Louise | Frida | Mona Lisa Smile | Million Dollar Baby … <entire article…>